September 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
International Student Orientation (Grad and Undergrads)
Room 403 IS Building
Learn crucial facts about grading in the United States, immigration requirements regarding work experiences (non-credit and credit-bearing), and connecting to the City through Global Pittsburgh. Lunch will be provided.

Monday, September 10, 2012 @ 11:45 pm
Student Organization Brown Bag Lunch
Room 403 IS (everyone)
With more than a dozen active student organizations, students can find plenty to do each term!  The student groups organize trips, bowling nights, guest lectures, and more. They also participate in the governance of the school and fund student activities and travel. Be a part of the iSchool by joining a student organization. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
Alumni Networking Panel
Room 522 IS (all students)
iSchool graduates share their advice and experiences in the degree programs and during their job searches. Take advantage of the invaluable expertise of our alumni! Food will be provided.

Friday, September 14, 2012 @ 4:00 pm
Faculty/Doctoral/Masters Student Social Hour
IS Patio (doctoral and masters students)
This is an opportunity for all faculty, staff, doctoral, and master’s students to talk about ideas and to get to know each other while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Thanks to the iSchool Doctoral Guild and SISGO for their generous support.

Wednesday, September 20, 2012 @12:00 noon
Speaking Intelligently About: Digital Humanities
Room 522 IS (for all students)
Alison Langmead, Director of the Visual Media Workshop and Lecturer in the iSchool’s Archives, Preservation, and Records Management program, will introduce you to the topic of Digital Humanities which has evolved alongside the growth of technology. Lunch provided.

Sunday, September 23, 2012 @ 12:00 noon
Faculty/Staff/Graduate Student Picnic
Schenley Park (all graduate students)
iSchool graduate students are invited to the Schenley Park Vietnam Veterans Pavilion for a picnic, socialization, and games (horseshoes, Frisbee golf, volleyball, etc.).  Visit for maps and directions.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
Microsoft Tech Talk
Room 501 IS Building (undergraduates only) 
Representatives from Microsoft will host a technology talk for current Information Science and Computer Science undergraduate students.  Food will be provided.